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Sesame Street Responds To Reports That Bert & Ernie Are Gay [PHOTO]

Sesame Street Responds To Reports That Bert & Ernie Are Gay [PHOTO]

Hot97 Staff
09/19/2018 12:00 AM EDT
(Photo Credit: Revierfoto/picture alliance/Getty Images)

Yesterday (Sep 18), many people’s childhood experiences were put in shock after writer Mark Saltzman from Sesame Street told Queerty that he believed Ernie and Bert were gay during an interview.

It brought social media into a whirlwind, and the conversation began.

Sesame Street didn’t wait long to react, as they released a statement shortly after the comments went viral denying that the two roomates are gay.

twitter.com/SesameWorkshop/status/1042117602678587395

Another writer, Frank Oz discussed the characters, and repeated the comments that Sesame Street wrote.

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